First published in 1980. This book covers areas of policy interest viewed from a social democratic perspective and each chapter takes a specific issue which would have been of concern to Labour in the 1980s, including some of the more controversial areas. The study reviews various problem areas and suggests policies which are realistic and applicable in the conditions of the 1980s. This title will be of interests to scholars and students of history and politics.
Preface David S. Bell; 1. Introduction David S. Bell 2. Economic Growth and Unemployment Peter Holmes 3. Employment and Jobs David Marsden 4. Future Planning in the United Kingdom Saul Estrin 5. Energy Policy John Goode 6. Dealing with Difference: Ethnic Policies for the 1980s Geoff Driver 7. Education Policy John Gunnell 8. Social Service Policy Robert Elmore 9. Local Government Policy Tony Eddison 10. Within the Party Dianne Hayter 11. Labour and the European Community David S. Bell; Notes on Contributors; Index
This set of 44 volumes, originally published between 1924 and 1995, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on the Labour Movement, including labour union history, the early stages and development of the Labour Party, and studies on the working classes. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject, how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of political history.